Rice Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Rice. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Rice Disability Services.
Rice for the Military
While not a "service academy", Rice does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Rice Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Rice for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Rice University
Rice offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Rice University
There were 4,001 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 3,916 (97.9%). Part-time attendance was 85 (2.1%).
Rice University is Ranked #34 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Rice receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Rice #34 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Rice University Competes in the NCAA
Rice has a total of 488 student athletes, 275 men and 213 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$30,256,637|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$30,256,637|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Rice University Athletics